COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — One man is dead following a shooting Saturday morning at the parking lot of a McDonald’s in south Columbus.
According to a Columbus police dispatcher, officers were called to a scene at a McDonald’s on the 3500 block of South High Street at 9:19 a.m. for reports of a shooting.
Officers found one man with a gunshot wound and had the victim taken to Grant Medical Center, per CPD. The victim, later identified as Christopher Mateen, 43, was pronounced dead at the hospital at 10:33 a..m.
Police said Mateen was trying to find his stolen vehicle at the time he was shot.
CPD’s assistant chief Gregory Bodker told NBC4 at the scene that the victim was a man who was shot in the parking lot of the store. Bodker said police are looking for three suspects and that the McDonald’s closed following the shooting.
Surveillance photos of the suspect are below. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Columbus police at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477 (TIPS).